The Christy Award™ Archives

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

2017

Winner

Her One and Only

Becky Wade
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Finalist

The Red Door Inn

Liz Johnson
Revell/ Baker Publishing Group
Finalist

Rescue Me

Susan May Warren
Revell/ Baker Publishing Group

2015

A Broken Kind of Beautiful
Winner

A Broken Kind of Beautiful

Katie Ganshert
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Firewall
Finalist

Firewall

DiAnn Mills
Tyndale House Publishers
Undetected
Finalist

Undetected

Dee Henderson
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group

2013

The Breath of Dawn
Winner

The Breath of Dawn

Kristen Heitzmann
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Lethal Legacy
Finalist

Lethal Legacy

Irene Hannon
Revell/ Baker Publishing Group
Wildflowers from Winter
Finalist

Wildflowers from Winter

Katie Ganshert
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group

2012

Wolfsbane
Winner

Wolfsbane

Ronie Kendig
Barbour Publishing
My Foolish Heart
Finalist

My Foolish Heart

Susan May Warren
Tyndale House Publishers
Larkspur Cove
Finalist

Larkspur Cove

Lisa Wingate
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group

2011

Sworn to Protect
Winner

Sworn to Protect

DiAnn Mills
Tyndale House Publishers
Blood Ransom
Finalist

Blood Ransom

Lisa Harris
Zondervan
Indivisible
Finalist

Indivisible

Kristin Heitzmann
WaterBrook Press

2010

Breach of Trust
Winner

Breach of Trust

DiAnn Mills
Tyndale House Publishers
How Sweet It Is
Finalist

How Sweet It Is

Alice J. Wisler
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Stand-In Groom
Finalist

Stand-In Groom

Kaye Dacus
Barbour Publishing

2009

Winner

Beyond the Night 

Marlo Schalesky
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Finalist

Finding Stefanie

Susan May Warren
Tyndale House Publishers
Finalist

Zora and Nicky: A Novel in Black and White

Claudia Mair Burney
David C. Cook

2008

Winner

Remembered

Tamera Alexander
Bethany House, a division of Baker
Finalist

Lightning and Lace

DiAnn Mills
Barbour Publishing
Finalist

Remember to Forget

Deborah Raney
Howard Books

2007

Winner

The Measure of a Lady

Deeanne Gist
Bethany House, a division of Baker
Finalist

Monday Morning Faith

Lori Copeland
Zondervan
Finalist

The Redemption

M. L. Tyndall
Barbour

2006

Winner

A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
Bethany House Publishers
Finalist

Chateau of Echoes

Siri Mitchell
NavPress
Finalist

In Sheep's Clothing

Susan May Warren
SteepleHil

2005

Winner

Secrets

Kristen Heitzmann
Bethany House Publishers
Finalist

Wild Heather

Catherine Palmer
Tyndale
Finalist

Winter Winds

Gayle Roper
Multnomah

2004

Winner

Hideaway

Hannah Alexander
Steeple Hill Books
Finalist

Happily Ever After

Susan May Warren
Tyndale House Publishers
Finalist

Playing by Heart

Deborah Raney
Barbour Publishing

2003

Winner

True Honor

Dee Henderson
Multnomah Publishers
Finalist

The Healer

Dee Henderson
Multnomah Publishers
Finalist

Summer Shadow

Gayle Roper
Multnomah Publishers

2002

Winner

The Guardian

Dee Henderson
Multnomah Publishers
Finalist

Spring Rain

Gayle Roper
Multnomah Publishers
Finalist

The Truth Seeker

Dee Henderson
Multnomah Publishers
Finalist

Wildflowers

Robin Jones Gunn
Multnomah Publishers

2001

Winner

A Touch of Betrayal

Catherine Palmer
Tyndale House Publishers
Finalist

Awakening Mercy

Angela Benson
Tyndale House Publishers
Finalist

True Devotion

Dee Henderson
Multnomah Publishers

2000

Winner

Whispers from Yesterday

Robin Lee Hatcher
WaterBrook Press
Finalist

Blue Mist on the Danube

Doris Elaine Fell
Revell
Finalist

Surrender of the Heart

Sally John
Crossway Books